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Slavery in Wilkes County, North Carolina - by Larry J. Griffin (Paperback)

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Slavery is a tragic chapter in the history of Wilkes County with a lasting legacy. Prominent businessmen and celebrated civic leaders, like General William Lenoir and William Pitt Waugh, were among the county's largest slaveholders. Judith Williams Barber endured forty-five years of slavery and garnered respect from both white and black residents. Her story is linked to free person of color and noted landowner Henderson Waugh, whose illustrious, slaveholding white father connected the two families--one slave and the other free. Author Larry Griffin takes readers on an emotional journey to separate fact from myth as he chronicles the history of slavery in Wilkes County.
Number of Pages: 175
Genre: History, Photography, Social Science
Series Title: American Heritage
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Larry J. Griffin
Language: English
Street Date: June 26, 2017
TCIN: 52464855
UPC: 9781467135832
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-8818
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